Back to School

We don’t mean to be the bearer of bad news but it’s officially August and that means it’s time for back to school shopping. I know, summer went by fast. This does not mean that getting ready for another school year is a bad thing; it gets your family back in the habit of everyday life after your kids’ three-month vacation. For some of us, your daughter or son has graduated high school already and may be moving into their first dorm or apartment. Continue reading “Back to School”

The History of the Rocking Chair

Rocking chairs bring us back to a time when life was simple in the early 18th century. Technology was not around and people spent time on their porches reading or enjoying each other’s company. What’s even more remarkable about the rocking chair is that it’s uniquely American and has a special place in culture. Continue reading “The History of the Rocking Chair”

Inspiration: Modern Living

Hello, summer! You might be spending a lot of time with family and friends indoors on hot summer days as you create new memories and take a break from the humidity. The living room is always the focal point of a home and can be redesigned however you like. For example, you can re-define your taste in modern style and add pieces that you will love for years to come. Continue reading “Inspiration: Modern Living”

Get To Know Your Mattress

In 1985, the Better Sleep Council assigned May as Better Sleep Month to emphasize the importance of sleep for a “healthy, productive life.” To start the beginning of this month, we interviewed Lloyd Bethel Jr., our very own general mattress and bedding specialist, who goes into detail about mattresses as well as changes in technology over the last five years. We asked a variety of questions, from reasons for a new mattress, common mattress complaints, average life expectancy of a mattress, technology changes, and appropriate pillows.

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